Fresh Ideas that Delight
As a full service design studio, Studio M is committed to creating spaces that delight and excite you. Our multi-talented designers thrive on presenting you with fresh ideas and innovative design solutions that reflect your vision of a beautiful home.
Allied ASID, Owner, Designer
Annie’s designs are inspired by interior architecture, effortlessly blending classic details with modern elements. Her passion for interior materials, cabinet design and the importance of details in a home’s furnishings and decor serve as the foundation for her work. Seamlessly moving from initial architectural concepts and design plans to furnishings and selections, Annie has a talent for visualizing and staying true to the big picture. Working side-by-side with architects and builders, she creates one-of-a-kind spaces her clients truly love. Creative and detail-oriented, Annie and her team make certain projects runs smoothly, delivering on time and on budget, with a final result that is always exceptional.
Warm and cool, bold and coy, Melissa’s design aesthetic is a gorgeous blend of contrasts. With ease she mixes design styles and ideas into a stunning, yet family-friendly, homes. As a mother and seasoned interior design professional, she understands what it takes to create a beautiful, functional home. Lake-side, ocean side or desert home, Melissa works with architects and builders to design dream homes – no matter how large or small. No detail is left to chance. Continuously up-to-date on the latest materials and finishes, and armed with the best industry resources, the design details of each project are a top priority for Melissa and her team, ensuring each client’s goals and vision are achieved in the final result.
Dedicated to beautiful timeless design, Kristen is, most importantly, devoted to her clients. Time and again, each project results in a serene and inviting home, where no detail is overlooked. With her easy-going manner, Kristen is a thoughtful listener who articulates a well-crafted understatement in her designs. For new construction or remodeling projects of any size, Kristen’s dedicated and detail-loving team works beautifully together to develop initial concepts, interior specifications and classic design schemes. Well-traveled and highly versed in all aspects of design, Kristen’s long-standing clientele is a testament to her talent, her client commitment and her love of well-designed spaces.
Linda Gerace Skinner
Allied ASID, Senior Designer, 2014 ASID Award Winner
Linda makes it a point to focus on you: your lifestyle, your dreams, your priorities and your passions. The result is a truly personal design that reflects your individual sense of style. Linda’s ultimate talent lies in translating your unique identity into the environments where you live and work, creating spaces that mirror your inner self and outward nature.
Each project is completely unique, entirely fresh and totally classic. “My goal is to stay current, to be on top of the latest trends and newest resources, while embracing the rich history of interior design and architecture.” She continues to nurture her inspiration with classes, books, lectures, tours and visits to classic architectural sites.
Linda is dedicated to every detail of your project, from the earliest planning decisions to the final placement of artwork and accessories. She loves serving her clients and it’s evident in her attitude and the end result.
Mari Jo Mundahl
Allied ASID, Senior Designer
An award-winning ASID designer with more than 20 years of experience, Mari Jo’s Minneapolis-based career has evolved into a passion for creating beautiful, functional environments. Her designs capture the essence of living well by creating interiors that reflect the tastes and the intentions of her clients while infusing every space with comfort and a fresh take on the classics. She combines a keen design aesthetic with superb problem-solving skills and a light-hearted approach that delights her design team, her trade resources and, most importantly, her clients.
Senior Interior Designer, Allied ASID, AKBD
“My primary focus when working on any project is the client and creating a home that speaks to them.”
Lori guides her clients toward elegant design solutions that are as beautiful as they are livable. A versatile and hands on interior designer, Lori easily takes clients from thoughtful design concepts to architectural drawings to final furniture selections.
The “wow” moments when her clients see their finished spaces for the first time are what fuels the passion for Lori.
With a career spanning over 20 years, Lori Handberg specializes in residential interiors and has earned a reputation for having an exceptional eye for design and a deep commitment to outstanding personal service.
Interior Designer and Kitchen and Bath Designer, Jami brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients and Studio M Interiors. A great listener who is dedicated to the details, Jami is a dreamer who knows how to make dreams come true for her clients. This ability to realize a client’s vision is the reason Jami became an interior designer. Her design philosophy embraces a stylish, yet practical approach, driven by the belief that everyone deserves to live in beautiful surroundings that authentically reflect their personality.
Allied ASID, Senior Interior Designer
“I love every aspect of the design process – the initial meeting, the first designs on paper, and the final selections of fabric, paint and furnishings. But the real joy comes in seeing your reaction when you see the finished space and realize your dreams have come true.” Watching her mother sew as a child sparked Charlene’s initial passion for design. As she grew, her focus turned to colors, shapes, textures and styles, combining them to create uniquely interesting and workable environments. At the same time, her parents taught her that honesty, integrity and an unfailing commitment to extraordinary service are the cornerstones of a successful life. By aligning her exceptional design talent with superior service, Charlene offers clients an extraordinary experience. Charlene’s one objective is making sure your finished project meets or exceeds your expectations – on time and on budget. An excellent communicator, Charlene actively listens in order to understand your design and decorating needs and goals; and maintains on-going communication throughout the project to make certain those goals and needs are met every time.
Allied ASID, Interior Designer
For Dawn, there is no predetermined design style; every design has a different context and every client has different needs. With the great ability to understand each client’s desire and vision, and the skill and talent to articulate this essence when developing a design, Dawn provides a winning formula for client satisfaction. Incorporating sustainable solutions through green design is an important personal component of Dawn’s professional focus. She is a firm believer that good design can be responsible as well as beautiful. “I pay close attention to details and how a client lives in the space. I think a home, in its best sense, should make your life easier. It should be a perfect blend of form meets function.”
Nicole has a special ability to translate her client’s vision of their home into a reality. With her easy-going manner and talent for maximizing the use of space, Nicole makes the process easy for her clients from concept and design to material selections and product specification. With a background in construction and design, she enjoys integrating the interior with the exterior to authentically reflect the client’s needs, personality and style within the homes existing architecture.
A rising star in the design industry. Carly is smart, fresh and vibrant. Her clients are inspired by the natural positivity she possesses.
Her sophisticated eye and personalized service works whether you’re accessorizing or working on a full renovation. The constant in all of her design work is a deep love of architecture, respect for local tradition, and attention to detail “Let’s keep the history…with a fresh point of view”.
Inspiration comes from many places, nature, graphic design, fashion and art. Each project is unique and tailored to fit an individual client’s needs and personal aesthetic. With degrees in Interior Design and Project Management, her design philosophy is rooted in a classical sensibility, carefully choosing the just-right mix of furniture and accessories for each job. Her interiors are stylish, comfortable and timeless.